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Welcome to the Twelfth District Court of Appeals' web site. The Court has jurisdiction over eight counties, and its central office is located in Middletown, Ohio. To find out more about the Court of Appeals click the About button above and for directions and a map to the Court's residence please click the Location button.


The court is currently seeking to hire a full-time staff attorney. The court will consider qualified applicants who are members of the Ohio Bar, are in the top 33% of their law school class, and are willing to make a two-year commitment to the position.

The starting salary for the position is $60,000 annually. Applicants should send their resume, a copy of their law school transcript, and a short writing sample by November 5, 2018 to:

Bennett A. Manning
Court Administrator
1001 Reinartz Blvd.
Middletown, Ohio 45042

Applications may also be e-mailed to Mr. Manning at the following address:

Staff Attorney Position

The 12th District Court of Appeals is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


General questions about the 12th District Court of Appeals should be directed to the Court Administrator, Bennett A. Manning, Esq., questions or comments about these pages directed to our Assistant Administrator, Scot M. Ritter, Esq., and questions about the Court's mediation program should be directed to our Conference Attorney, Sasha Blaine, Esq.

1001 Reinartz Blvd.
Middletown, Ohio 45042
1-800-824-1883 (in Ohio only)
513-425-8751 (Fax)

Attorneys who wish to remain on the Court's list of counsel willing to accept appointments on pending criminal and juvenile appeals should fill out and mail the following form:


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